The Judaic Digital Library (JDL) is a full-text searchable collection of scholarly Judaica published by such outstanding publishers as the Jewish Publication Society, State University of New York Press (SUNY), Magnes Press of Hebrew University, Bar Ilan University Press, The Jewish Theological Seminary Press, Rowman & Littlefield, M. E. Sharpe and others.
Authors include: N. Sarna, I. Klein, M.H. Segal, H. C. Lea, A. Harkavy, J. Naveh, M. Sokoloff, H. Graetz, H. Rabin, U.Cassuto, Y. Kaufman, S.R. Driver, E. Urbach, M. Finkelstein, D. Sperber, J. Katz, T. Cheyne, J. Hastings, S. Avinery, S. Lieberman, M. Margolis, H. Strack, M. Kadushin, E. Schurer, D. Flusser, J. Jacobs, G. Alon, S. Friedman, S. Grayzel, E. Bickerman, M. Radin, N. Cohen, G. Scholem, A. J. Heschel, and others.
Most of its English titles has been reviewed and recommended by CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.
The Judaic Digital Library covers almost all areas of Jewish experience: the Bible, Talmud, Halakhah, Midrash, rabbinics, comparative law, history, theology, philosophy, Israel and Zionism, Galut/Diaspora, Holocaust, economics of Jewish life, Kabbalah, art, archaeology, as well as works in Hebrew, Aramaic and other Jewish languages.
JDL includes large collections on:
- Torah, Hebrew Bible – which includes some of the best fully searchable and interactive editions of these Jewish works and commentaries in English (JPS) as well as in Hebrew (Magnes Press), plus dozens of dictionaries, multi-volume encyclopedias, lexicons, language guides, and other resources
- Second Temple Judaism and the rise of Christianity
- Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Others throughout the ages
The library currently has 1352 volumes; the list of 1242 included titles can be viewed as PDF file from www.publishersrow.com/jsdrl_5776.pdf